Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child's IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 0 |
An unexpected discovery of how the body controls cell death has revealed a potential new therapeutic target.
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers ID gene that turns carbs into fat: Discovery could help development of treatment for fatty liver, diabetes
A gene that helps the body convert that big plate of holiday cookies you just polished off into fat could provide a new target for potential treatments for fatty liver disease, diabetes and obesity.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
More than 30 percent of cancers can be prevented by lifestyle changes, the World Health Organization said Friday, on the eve of World Cancer Day.
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Fears that involuntary exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products causes cancer are not supported by evidence, and anxiety about their dangers is diverting attention from proven methods of cancer ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The holidays are a time to consume—food, gifts, and spirits. Here are a few alcohol-related story ideas from The Methodist Hospital. Because alcohol's effects on human physiology are complex, advice about ...
Health Dec 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking alcohol leads to the release of endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of pleasure and reward, according to a study led by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study of binge-drinking rodents suggests that knocking back a few drinks every few days may swiftly reduce one's capacity to control alcohol intake. Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) found signs of cognitive ...
Addiction Oct 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Women still have hot flushes and night sweats years after the menopause finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Other Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cigarette smoking appears to impair pancreatic duct cell function--even for those who quit--putting all smokers at risk of compromised digestive function regardless of age, gender and alcohol intake, according to the results ...
Addiction Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Wine consumers, especially in comparison with spirits drinkers, have been shown to have higher levels of education and income, to consume a healthier diet, be more physically active, and have other characteristics that are ...
Health Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A meta-analysis done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) into the relationship between alcohol consumption and heart disease provides new insight into the long-held belief that drinking a glass of red wine ...
Health Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health care organizations from around the globe will come together on Saturday, Feb. 4 to promote cancer prevention as part of this year's World Cancer Day.
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research consortium.
Addiction Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |